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Rent ice

Arena ice and slab rentals are suspended until permitted according to the provincial reopening road map.

When services resume, arena bookings can be made for the following facilities by emailing or phoning 613-580-2595:

  • Bell Centennial Arena
  • Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex - Orléans (Elizabeth Manley Figure Skating Arena and Roger Sénécal Arena)
  • Canterbury Recreation Complex (Brian Kilrea Arena)
  • Earl Armstrong Arena
  • Fred Barrett Arena (east and west rinks)
  • CARDELREC Recreation Complex Goulbourn (Katie Xu and Jack Fan Rink, Matt Bradley Arena)
  • Howard Darwin Centennial Arena (Merivale)
  • J.A. Dulude Arena
  • Jack Charron Arena
  • Jim Durrell Recreation Centre (Walkley Arena and Jim Peplinski Arena)
  • John G Mlacak Community Centre
  • Johnny Leroux Stittsville Community Arena
  • Kanata Recreation Complex - Arenas (Tom Flood Arena and Garry Burke Rink)
  • Larry Robinson Arena (Metcalfe)
  • Manotick Community Centre
  • Minto Recreation Complex - Barrhaven (north and south arenas)
  • Navan Memorial Centre
  • Nepean Sportsplex (Yzerman Arena, Allen J. MacDonald arena (2), Arena 3)
  • Stuart Holmes Arena (Osgoode)
  • Pinecrest Recreation Complex (Barbara Ann Scott Arena)
  • R.J. Kennedy Arena (Cumberland)
  • Ray Friel Recreation Complex (Ron Racette Arena and Arena 2)
  • Richmond Arena
  • Sandy Hill Arena
  • W. Erskine Johnston Arena (Carp)
  • Walter Baker Sports Centre (Arenas A and B)

Teams must have valid insurance of a minimum $2 million inclusive per occurrence for bodily injury, death and damage to property in one of the following forms:

  • Commercial General Liability,
  • Special Events Liability,
  • Home Owners’ Personal Liability, or
  • Tenants or Condominium Owners’ Personal Liability

Insurance shall name the City of Ottawa as an additional insured. Coaches names must be listed on the policy if they are using their organizations insurance. Affordable insurance is available through City of Ottawa Centralized Allocations staff for your convenience. A valid Insurance certificate must be submitted when requesting booking, otherwise insurance will automatically be added.

Participants must adhere to all Provincial gathering restrictions and requirements from their respective sporting regulatory bodies. In addition, the City has implemented COVID-19 safety measures in City facilities. Please also arrive dressed in your gear as much as possible.

Browse information regarding credits and refunds for cancelled rentals.

2021 ice rental rates

Ice rental rates for January 1 to April 30

  • Adult prime time: $349.50
  • Minor prime time: $209.55
  • Non-prime time: $163
  • Commercial: $359.75

Ice rental rates for May 1 to August 31

  • Adult/minor: $349.50
  • Minor recognized: $209.55 (May and June only)
  • Last minute ice: $209.55
  • Commercial: $359.75

Ice rental rates for September 1 to December 31

  • Adult prime time: $349.50
  • Minor prime time: $209.55
  • Non-prime time: $163.00
  • Commercial: $359.75

Rental rates for concrete when the ice is removed

  • Adult Slab $62.15
  • Minor Slab $38.70
  • Commercial Slab $72.25

Ice rental definitions

  • Minor: 18 years and under.
  • Adult: 19 years and older.
  • Minor recognized: Sanctioned activities by minor associations in May and June.
  • Prime time: Between September 1 and April 30, weekdays from 4 pm to 11 pm; on weekends and statutory holidays from 6 am to 11 pm.
  • Non-prime time: Between September 1 and April 30, weekdays from open to 4 pm and 11 pm to close; on weekends and statutory holidays from 11 pm to close.
  • Last-minute ice: Discounted ice time booked the same day or up to 15 days before the rental date.
  • Training ice rental: Available for two consecutive hours during non-prime time, for a maximum of six skaters per hour.

Hourly arena rental rates

Rates are effective as of January 1.

Rates are subject to change

Fall and winter ice rentals

September 1 to April 30

  2020 2021
Adult Prime Time $334.40 $349.50
Minor Prime Time $200.45 $209.55
Non-Prime Time
$155.95 $163
Last Minute Ice $200.45 $209.55
Training Ice
(Non-Prime Time)
$155.95 $163
Commercial $344.20 $359.75

Off season ice rentals

May 1 to August 31

  2020 2021
Minor and Adult $334.40 $349.50
Minor Recognized
(May and June only)
$200.45 $209.55
Last Minute Ice $200.45 $209.55
Commercial $344.20 $359.75

Slab Rentals

  2020 2021
Minor $37.00 $38.70
Adult $59.45 $62.15
Commercial $69.10 $72.25

All rates include HST